Carlo Ancelotti reacts to 'fantastic' Newcastle United atmosphere

Carlo Ancelotti hailed the atmosphere generated by Newcastle United fans – after Everton “suffered” at St James’s Park.

Saturday, 28th December 2019, 6:04 pm
Carlo Ancelotti and Steve Bruce.

The stadium was sold out for this afternoon’s game, which was won 2-1 by Ancelotti’s side.

There was a crowd of 52,211 following Newcastle’s decision to give away 10,000 half-season tickets earlier this month in response to dwindling attendances.

Asked about the crowd, Everton’s new manager said: "It remains a fantastic atmosphere.

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“We had difficulty – we suffered a lot."